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agricultural revolution is a period of transition from the pre-agricultural period characterized by a Paleolithic diet
civilization is a turn-based strategy "4X"-type strategy video game created by Sid Meier and Bruce Shelley for MicroProse in 1991
monothesim is defined by the Encyclopædia Britannica as belief in the existence of one god or in the oneness of God
protectorate a state that is controlled and protected by another.
chaparrel is a shrubland or heathland plant community found primarily in the U.S. state of California and in the northern portion
poaching has traditionally been defined as the illegal hunting, killing or capturing of wild animals
mosque is a place of worship for followers of Islam. There are strict and detailed requirements
muezzin or muzim, is the person appointed at a mosque to lead, and recite, the call to prayer
minaret a tall, thin tower of a mosque with a balcony from which the people are called to prayer
nomad meaning one roaming about for pasture, pastoral tribe), is a member of a community
desalination plant is powered partially by renewable energy from the Emu Downs Wind Farm
trade deficit is not necessarily a bad situation because it often corrects itself over time.
trade surplus if it consists of exporting more than is imported; a negative balance is referred to as a trade deficit
autonomy (of a country or region) the right or condition of self-government, especially in a particular sphere.
genocide is the systematic destruction of all or part of a racial, ethnic, religious or national group
nationlism is a belief, creed or political ideology that involves an individual identifying with, or becoming attached to
chernozem black dirt" or "black earth", is a black-coloured soil containing a high percentage of humus
yurt is a portable, bent dwelling structure traditionally used by nomads in the steppes of Central Asia as their home
fundamentalism is the demand for a strict adherence to orthodox theological doctrines usually understood as a reaction against Modernine
desertification is a type of land degradation in which a relatively dry land region becomes increasingly arid
mandate an official order or commission to do something.
zionist is the national movement of Jews and Jewish culture that supports the creation of a Jewish homeland
self-determination or in short form, the right to self-determination is the cardinal
drip irrigation also known as trickle irrigation or micro irrigation or localized irrigation, is an irrigation method that saves water and fertilizer
potash is any of various mined and manufactured salts that contain potassium in water-soluble form.
fertile crescent is a crescent-shaped region containing the comparatively moist and fertile land of otherwise arid and semi-arid
militia generally is an army or other fighting force that is composed of non-professional fighters
anarchy refer to a society without a publicly enforced government
embargo is the partial or complete prohibition of commerce and trade with a particular country.
deslination and it is being used more and more around the world to provide people with needed freshwater.
infrstructure is basic physical and organizational structures needed for the operation of a society or enterprise
falaj system has the advantage of being resistant to natural disasters such as earthquakes and floods
secular denoting attitudes, activities, or other things that have no religious or spiritual basis.
shah is a title given to the emperors/kings and lords of Iran a.k.a. Persia
ayatollah is a high-ranking title given to Usuli Twelver Shī'ah clerics. Those who carry the title are experts in Islamic
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